Philis “Sam” Wainford
Office: CEIT 2118
Phone: (912) 478-1256
Sam Wainford received her B.F.A. in Education with a concentration in 3D design from Rhode Island School of Design. She earned her Master of Technology in Information Technology in 2007 from Georgia Southern University. She is currently pursuing her Ed.S/Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. Sam joined the faculty in 2011 coming from a background including 5 years in industrial construction engineering, 15 years in professional web development, and 7 years in I.T. management in higher education. She is CompTIA A+ and CIW certified and has earned four Microsoft network operating system certifications.
Sam is passionate about all forms of digital media and web technologies, with research interests in women in technology, emerging web technologies, and the convergence of art and technology. Her teaching specialties are aligned with her interests and experience in web design & development, digital media, web software, and Information Technology management.